FBI Agent Claire Bennigan investigates a six-year-girl who attempted to murder her mother, and soon comes to believe that a mysterious person named Drill is manipulating children into killing their parents. Meanwhile, Defense Department agent Wes Lawrence is summoned to the Sahara Desert to investigate a bizarre fulgurite structure holding a missing F-22 that disappeared 4,000 miles away.moreless
On the run with Sully's money, Eddie is caught by Ray and Avi. Bunchy throws Mickey out of his place. Abby and the kids hide in Malibu while Ray circulates information about "America's Most Wanted" being in Santa Monica. Ezra asks Deb to marry him.moreless
With Ezra's money, Ray continues with the plan to have Sully kill Mickey. Ray plans to attend Daryll's fight at the gym as his alibi. When Mickey is a no show Daryll wants to hold up the fight, but Ray reminds him that he should get used to Mickey letting him down.moreless
To gather incriminating evidence, Van Miller wires Mickey for a meeting with Sean Walker. Avi and Sully head out to California. Ray has to deal with Marty Grossman who plans to publish compromising photos of Tommy Wheeler.moreless
Ray, Terry and Bunchy honor the anniversary of their sister's death with a toast. Mickey's day at the spa includes a hook up with a former starlet. Bridget defies Ray and Abby and hooks up again with Marvin. Ray and Avi work on getting Bunchy's money back from the man who sold him the house. Lena gets back at her girlfriend. Terry goes after Frances' husband when she shows up at the gym with a black eye.moreless
Ray catches a flight to Boston to search for Sully. Van Miller is intent on bringing down Ray and thinks he has a way via Sean Walker. Mickey continues to stalk Sean.
After talking with his FBI informant, Ray learns about Van Miller's investigation and attempts to shut it down. Ray forbids the family to have anything to do with Mickey. Bunchy and Mickey throw a housewarming party at the new house but things get out of control. Ezra wanders off.moreless
Ezra's accident requires emergency medical attention. Terry's romance with Frances advances. With his settlement check from the church, Bunchy goes looking for a house. Mickey pays an unsettling visit to Ezra to air his grievances. Later, when pressed by Ray, Ezra can't recall what he told Mickey. Ashley is back bothering Ray again. Ray and Avi get some troubling news and try to figure out who Mickey keeps meeting up with.moreless
The family visits Bel Air Academy where Abby wants Bridget to attend. Ray's promised Abby to attend and to put work on hold but he gets called away by Lena when surveillance at a Beverly Hills hotel goes awry. Mickey heads to Palm Springs with Daryll and Bunchy to see his ex-girlfriend, Claudette, who is also Daryll's mother. Teddy has his nurse Frances over to the gym for dinner. Ray gets some bad news about his plan to put Mickey back in prison.moreless
Even though Ray warns him to stay away, Mickey interjects himself back into Terry and Bunchy's lives. Having finally had enough of the loud music from his neighbor, rapper Re-Kon, Ray pays a visit and ends up being solicited to help out a young hip hop artist. Although preoccupied by the bad things he's done in the past, Ezra hosts a fund raiser for The Goldman Ovarian Cancer Center, a tribute to his late wife. FBI Agent Van Miller approaches Mickey and explains the deal that got him out of prison early.moreless
Finding out about the priest that Mickey killed in Boston before he came to Los Angeles, Ray sets into motion a plan to put Mickey back in prison. Ray deals with an A-list actor who refuses to go to work after he gets a threatening message and finds his home security breached. Ray has to deal with another crisis involving Tommy Wheeler, this time a blackmail demand with a sex video. Even though Ray tells Abby not to have anything to do with his father, Abby spends the day with Mickey and the kids in Malibu. When they return Mickey to Terry Donovan's gym, Abby meets Ray's half-brother, Daryll.moreless
T.J. recounts the events that lead up to his suicide attempt while dealing with his family's lack of interest in his club opening. Douglas struggles to cope with his betrayal and meanwhile, Elaine has a diplomatic crisis on her hands upon her return from overseas.moreless
Susan shares a secret story with Alex, the men of the Hammond family visit a pollster while on a fishing trip, and Garcetti sets a plan in motion that will cause conflict between Elaine and her lifelong mentor.moreless
Douglas discovers Elaine has plans to run for office again as T.J. revisits his old habits and hits rock bottom. Elaine has Bud negotiate for the lives of Iranian hostages, placing him back into the spotlight.moreless
In this series opener, the US Secretary of State tries to protect a shocking family secret all the while dealing with an Iranian hostage crisis.